Haunted by the death of her sister, June Lavender takes a job at a Dr Barnardo?s orphanage. June couldn?t save Clara from their father?s violence, but perhaps she can help children whose lives have been torn apart by war. When June bumps into Flight Lieutenant Murray Andrews on the bombed streets of Liverpool, the attraction is instant. But how can they think of love when war is tearing the world apart? As winter closes in, and the war rages on, can June find the strength and courage to make a better life for herself and the children?